"Heceta Head Lighthouse" by Carol Thompson

Heceta Head Lighthouse

"On the spectacular cliffs of the Oregon coast, stands the lighthouse at Heceta head, named for Spanish explorer Don Bruno de Heceta who first sighted this scenic area. Built in 1894, it boasts an English made first-order prismatic lens, which has never failed, even when transferred from oil lamps to electricity in the 1960's."

Artist comment:  "This beautiful lighthouse is one of my favorites.  It's light can be seen for many miles as you drive the coastline of Oregon.  I enjoyed researching, photographing, sketching, and painting this historic site.  I set the horizon at the top third and the angle of the hillside made a nice diagonal counterpoint.  With oil paint on canvas, I painted the sky, water, and tree covered cliff.  I then carefully painted the tower and buildings, paying close attention to the details of the lens and windows."


Original Oil Painting

"Heceta Head Lighthouse" is a 21" X 24" oil painting on stretched canvas

Private Collection - Lincoln City, Oregon

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Archival Limited Edition Giclée Prints

HEC7-US 7" X 8" image size - $27 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here
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"Heceta Head Lighthouse"is a limited edition, giclee print from an original oil painting by Carol Thompson.  The edition includes 2050 authorized, signed, limited edition prints (2000 numbered and 50 artist proofs).  Originally the edition was released as photolithographs in May 1988 on 80 pound Curtis Brightwater Cover paper (neutral ph) and discontinued in September 2009.  The remainder of the edition was released in April 2011 as archival giclee prints in a variety of image sizes and substrates.  All prints are signed and numbered by the artist and include a certificate of authenticity.   Paper prints are shrink wrapped on foam board.   Canvas prints are coated with a protective spray. 

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Color of images may vary slightly from the actual artwork due to variations in monitors, so if color is a critical factor, you can order a small sample to verify color accuracy. 

*Please allow up to 2 weeks preparation time for your artwork to be shipped.  Transit time will vary depending on your location.

Some print and/or note card images may be artistically cropped or extended to accommodate the size and/or shape of the artwork.

Note: Prices do not include framing and/or matting.

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